Gallup surveys also show that among unemployed Saudis, seeking a job in the private sector is hardly the preferred option; only 17% would opt for private-sector
employment, compared with a solid majority of 81% who would prefer to be employed by the government.
I also thank the private-sector
companies, which participated in this initiative and which contributed to the development our country and its economy," said Shaikh Mohammad, calling on the other companies in the private sector to join the initiative to provide jobs for Emiratis," he reiterated.
But most health boards showed a marked decrease in the level of expenditure on private-sector
In fact, when the salaries of those working in government are increased, the burden gets heavier on private-sector
They found that, on average, state and local government workers do earn higher wages than private-sector
workers because they are older and substantially better educated.
Jobs in the public sector typically require more education than private-sector
positions, and state and local employees are twice as likely as private-sector
employees to hold an undergraduate degree.
A survey by CDW, a provider of technology products and services to businesses, shows that 76 percent of private-sector
employers now provide technical support for remote workers, up 27 percentage points over 2007.
Put differently, when private-sector
companies are hungry for funds to maximize profits, the fiscal deficit must be controlled and contained, but when companies are minimizing debt following the bursting of an asset price bubble, proactive government with sufficient fiscal stimulus becomes absolutely essential.
Security and business-related concerns notwithstanding, there's reason to be hopeful, says Gabriel Goldschmidt, of the International Finance Corporation, the private-sector
lending arm of the World Bank.
On average, California's private-sector
utility ratepayers, totaling about 75 percent of the state's consumers, pay electricity charges twice the national average.
Department of Labor's employment cost index increased 48 percent for K-12 education workers, compared with 67 percent for all private-sector
educators are motivating a new generation of more than three million students to love and respect the art of dance.